Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Upon completing the course, you will:
- Be able to engage in conversations on workplace topics and at formal occasions
- Be able to describe specific work-related topics and give presentations on them
- Write better and more accurate texts
- Possess a deep understanding of traditional and modern Chinese culture, values, and society
- Have enhanced your listening comprehension skills
- Be able to pass the HSK test at level 3 or level 4

Credits: 3

Schedule: 09.01.2023 - 03.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Sari Annala

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): B1

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: . Languages of study attainment:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Speaking and reading on workspace-related topics. The topics include company introductions, work plans, business meetings, office supplies, etc. (The topics are partially tailored to the learners’ needs).

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    1. Lectures 24 h and self-study 57 h, active participation. Passing the course requires 75 % attendance in class.
    2. Group work, oral and written assignments (70 %)
    3. Presentation (10 %)
    4. Oral exam (20 %)

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    24 h (contact hours) + 57 h (self-study)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Materials provided in the MyCourses learning environment

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : Chinese

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Registration  for courses will take place on Sisu (